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Community Coordinator

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NoStigmas

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Come grow with us! We're a grassroots nonprofit seeking a dynamic and passionate Community Coordinator.

We here at NoStigmas are passionate and steadfast in creating a positive shift in perspective related to mental health. We hope you are passionate too. This a volunteer position and we are a primarily volunteer-run organization. The knowledge of our impact inspires us. We are looking for someone that is similarly inspired!

NoStigmas is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to mental health condition, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

ORGANIZATION

Founded in 2011, NoStigmas’ mission is to raise awareness and erase the stigmas surrounding suicide and mental illness by sharing stories of hope and inspiration, educating the general public and those affected by mental illness by providing them with information and support. We do this by means of peer-2-peer support programs, awareness campaigns and wellness events.

We envision a world without shame or discrimination related to mental health, suicide, brain disease, behavioral disorders and addiction with universal access to mental health education, support, and resources creating a world with NoStigmas.

For more information, please visit nostigmas.org

POSITION

This is position is integral to our outreach and community efforts to empower individuals to be mental health allies for themselves, others, and the cause. Our hope is to discover someone who is interested in growing with the organization. The ideal candidate will have the adaptability and organization to work with a virtual team.

The Community Coordinator will report to the Program Manager and Marketing Coordinator. Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to community member inquiries
  • Manage and maintain the Ally Experience and NoStigmas brand experience
  • Support allies in identifying, designing, and executing their awareness events
  • Guide community members in planning NoStigmas events and experiences, including runs, awareness pop-up events, speaking events, school programming, and corporate events
  • Collaborate with Program Manager to make program adjustments

QUALIFICATIONS

The Community Coordinator will be thoroughly committed to NoStigmas' mission. All candidates should have community outreach and event planning experience, and excellent interpersonal and peer support skills. Candidate experience and other qualifications may include:

  • At least 2 years of outreach and/or event planning experience; track record of effectively organizing and guiding community members
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to strategic planning and creative vision
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Are you passionate, act with integrity, and are inspired by our mission? Please reach out. We look forward to meeting you!

Time Commitment: 10-15 hours a week

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About NoStigmas

Location:

25 E Washington St, Suite 1025, Chicago, IL 60602, US

Mission Statement

NoStigmas is a global non-profit movement utilizing peer-2-peer connections to promote mental wellness and prevent suicide. The mission of NoStigmas is to raise awareness and erase the stigmas of suicide & mental illness by sharing stories of hope & inspiration, educating the general public about mental health issues and helping those affected by mental illness.

Description

NoStigmas is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization. Saying that volunteers have a huge impact at NoStigmas is an understatement; We simply cannot operate without the assistance of our volunteers. More than that, our volunteers are the base of our community and embody our core values of personal responsibility, community and advocacy.

At NoStigmas, we honor the voice of the individual and believe that each of us can make a positive impact on the world. The experience and perspectives of our volunteers determine our collective ability to create a culture where mental health equality is a reality for everyone. If you have a specific talent or ability that you’d like to share, please be sure to let us know. We’d love to offer you a platform to explore your unique spirit!

Thanks for your interest in joining the NoStigmas family of volunteers. Your time is greatly appreciated. We’re glad you’re here!

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Team NoStigmas

"A volunteer is a person who believes that people can make a difference - and is willing to prove it."

-Anonymous

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Performance Management
  • Program Management
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours a week
  • Knowledge of social media platforms.

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